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  • Blog Post: Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit Talks Cybercrime with “Worm” Author Mark Bowden

    Posted by TJ Campana Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit I recently had the privilege and pleasure of joining author Mark Bowden and New York Times technology reporter John Markoff at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., where we spoke about Mark’s new book...
  • Blog Post: An Update on the Rustock Botnet

    Posted by Richard Boscovich Senior Attorney, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit In March, we announced that Microsoft had, with the help of industry partners and law enforcement, taken down the notorious spamming botnet, Rustock. Since that time, I’m happy to report that the botnet has stayed...
  • Blog Post: Battling the Rustock Threat

    Posted by Jeff Meisner Editor, Microsoft on the Issues Blog Since successfully taking down the Rustock botnet on March 16 th , Microsoft has continued to analyze the threat, investigate leads on the operations and owners of the botnet and work with Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) and Internet...
  • Blog Post: Digital Crimes Consortium 2011: Turning the Tables against Cybercrime

    Posted by Bill Harmon Associate General Counsel, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit A recent report shows the global cost of cybercrime is greater than the combined effect on the global economy of trafficking in marijuana, heroin and cocaine. That staggering statistic underscores the need for the industry...